Rick has honed his skills through workshops and many years of practice and has developed into a very collectable artist. Some of Rick’s influences include, John Singer Sargent, William Merritt Chase, George Arthur Hays, Thomas Cole, Frederick Church, Alfred T. Bricher, Asher B. Durand and Albert Bierstadt, Barbizon artists Theadore Rousseau, Charles-Francois Daubigny & Jules Dupre. Rick has won numerous awards including “Best of Show”. His works are included in many private and corporate collections across the country.
Corporate collections include… Congressman Greg Pence, Plein Air Magazine(Streamline Publishing), Aisin Holdings Corporation of North America, Hendricks Regional Health, OneAmerica, Indiana Governor’s Mansion, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb, Maple Leaf Farms World Hdqs., Johnson County, Indiana Museum of History, Richmond Art Museum. Blue-Cross/Anthem Headquarter.